Linux 2.4.x Initialization for IA-32 HOWTO

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This document contains a description of the Linux 2.4 kernel initialization sequence on IA-32 processors.

1. Introduction

  • 1.1 Overview
  • 1.2 This document
  • 1.3 Contributions
  • 1.4 Trademarks
  • 1.5 License

2. Linux init (« ASCII art »)

3. Linux early setup

  • 3.1 IA-32 Kernel Setup
  • 3.2 Video Setup

4. Linux architecture-specific initialization

5. Linux architecture-independent initialization

6. Glossary

7. References

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